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NFTA could learn from other cities

There are bound to be problems with the subway, reports the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, it’s about 40 years old. Forty years old? It’s a newcomer in underground transportation. The system in London was built in 1863; Boston, 1895; Paris, 1900; New York City, 1904; Cleveland, 1943; and Toronto, 1954. All are going strong transporting people across their urban areas.
Perhaps the problem is with the authority, which does not seem to understand that the reason for its existence is the transportation of people both above and below ground. Perhaps preventative maintenance could be a number one priority for the NFTA, correcting small problems before they disrupt transportation.
Anne Beiter
Amherst